1. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
"This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes." -- Ps. cxiii. 23.
2. Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible.
"The marvelous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods." -- Pope.
that which exceeds natural power, or is preternatural; that which is wonderful; -- opposed to the probable.
Syn. -- Wonderful; astonishing; surprising; strange; improbable; incredible. -- Marvelous, Wonderful. We speak of a thing as wonderful when it awakens our surprise and admiration; as marvelous when it is so much out of the ordinary course of things as to seem nearly or quite incredible.